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Image - Participants needed for alcohol survey
There are a range of paths people can take when changing their alcohol consumption. The Pathways of Alcohol Change Survey aims to understand these various pathways. The Pathways of Alcohol Change... Read more
Image - The Lancet Psychiatry: Tamper-resistant oxycodone tablets have no impact on overall opioid use or harm
Tamper-resistant tablets prove less attractive to people who inject drugs, but have little effect on population level issues linked to overprescribing, overuse, and harm of opioids. The introduction... Read more
Image - Cracks in the Ice smartphone app provides more Australians with information about crystal methamphetamine (ice)
A smartphone app developed by researchers from the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) at UNSW and National Drug Research Institute (NDRI) at Curtin University will allow more... Read more
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Researchers from the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) are trialling a new intervention for young people, aged 17 to 24, who experience anxiety symptoms and drink alcohol at harmful... Read more
Image - Dr Dennis Thomas represents NDARC at inaugural UNSW India Research Roadshow
NDARC’s Dr Dennis Thomas was selected to participate in the inaugural 2017 UNSW India Research Roadshow which took place on 20-24 November 2017. Dr Thomas travelled to Delhi, Hyderabad and Chennai... Read more
Image - Thoughts of Substance podcast interviews leading drug and alcohol researchers
A new podcast from The Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs (APSAD) Early Career Researcher (ECR) subcommittee will cover a range of topics in the drug and alcohol sector. In... Read more
Image - NDARC awarded NHMRC Project Grants for alcohol and pharmaceutical opioid research
The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) at UNSW has received two Project Grants in NHMRC funding announced this week. Professor Richard Mattick: Parental supply of alcohol to children... Read more
Image - Kirby Institute and NDARC awarded $9 million Program Grant for hepatitis C and drug dependency research
The Kirby Institute and the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) at UNSW Sydney have been jointly awarded a $9,060,140 NHMRC Program Grant to conduct research on improving the lives of... Read more
Image - Anthony Shakeshaft wins 2017 Dean of Medicine’s Award for Excellence in Research Supervision
Congratulations to NDARC’s Professor Anthony Shakeshaft who has been awarded the 2017 Dean of Medicine’s Award for Excellence in Research Supervision. Over the past 10 years Professor Shakeshaft has... Read more
Image - Landmark study to investigate outcomes for long term heroin and other opioid use
NDARC has received a $1.19 million NHMRC project grant to continue its landmark study of long term heroin use: the Australian Treatment Outcome Study. A cohort of 615 heroin users was first recruited... Read more